Music

Heard It On TV: CAKE and Apple

Apple’s commercial for the newly updated iPod Nano features “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by CAKE. If you’ve only heard the band’s radio singles, there’s definitely more to love — from twangy guitar and funky bass to trumpet solos. Jess G. shares her Top 10 favorite songs from the band’s almost 20-year history in the hope you will love them, too.

Music

Heard It On TV: AT&T and Nick Drake

AT&T’s latest commercial features “From The Morning” by English singer-songwriter Nick Drake. Jess G.’s first encountered his music a decade ago on Young Americans, a TV series starring then-unknown actress Kate Moennig. How did you first discover Nick Drake?